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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 10, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta I _ TMt WediMMlay, Ftbiuoty 10, 1171 Ann Landers DEAR ANN LANDERS: I was shocked last week when I learned that our son and his friends stayed all a a girls housTHer folks were out of town and the boys indutel) totd their parents they were ijiyigg We now know that several the night in the house also. We learned the truth when the father boys became suspicious and went to the girl's house early the next g. Tte front door was open so we walked in and woke Concert cellist though blind, paralysed thp v Our' son is 17 no longer a child. He will be going away to school next fall. If he behaves this way now, how will he behave when he is on his own? What should we do? We have no proof that anything un- moral went on, but it's unrealistic to assume -these kids did nothing more than talk all night. Can you advise us? Out- foxed at 46-53. DEAR OUTFOXED: Before you assume anything, have a chat with your son and get the straight story-all of it The fact that the boy spent the night at a girl's house and lied about it is now a matter of record. This should not go un- punished A separate issue is what did he do there? If he admits he was intimate with a girl, -accept the fact that he is now experimenting with sex and will undoubtedly continue to do so. It is of the utmost importance that the boy understands the responsibilities .that .go along .with .sex experimentation. Make sure he is informed on methods of preventing V.D. and pregnancy Boys who do not have adequate information, or worse yet, feel it's up to the girl to "taka care of herself" sometimes end up infected or prematurely married.. It is useless to condemn and sermonize. A 17-year-old boy who does not consider jre-miritM sex immoral will tune you out completely. DEAR ANN: My fiance is 45, three times divorced and living with his mother. If I'm lucky I see him once or twice a week. The- other nights be says he is tired and -going to bed. The next day I 'find out he was in a bar all night getting crocked. He says he loves me and I believe him. I'm sure he never looks at another woman. He is successful in his work and wonderful company, when I can get him. But so many things don't add up. Please help me understand. What's with him anyhow? Confused DEAR CONFUSED: Never mind what's with HIM. What's with you? Why are you wasting your time on a three-time loser who lives with1 his mother yet? Why are you hung up on a clown who would rather get bent out of shape in a bar than spend an evening with you? When you come up with an answer to these questions, you'll know it's time to say good-by. THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes "But when you blow your siren, doesn't rhat mean stop "Try To Make It To Cold Mountain" A New Life Style PHONE 327-6681 BINGO MOOSE HALL 1234 3rd AVENUE NORTH WEDNESDAY flt PM. Jackpot in 53 Numbers in 7 Numbers 4th 8th 12 Games Doubted In 7 Numbers 5 Cards 2 FREE GAMES FREE CARDS DOOR PRIZE NO CHILDREN UNDER 16 SPONSORED BY THE LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE JEN'S UNIFORM CENTRE ALL UNIFORMS J While ond colored I 1 Special Rack at 4 Off Price WE ARE NOW SELLING THE WEIL KNOWN GRADUATE UNIFORMS AT INTRODUCTORY PRICES JEN'S UNIFORM CENTRE 404 5th STREET S. (upstairs) PHONE 328-3631 __________C7_________mmi Multiple sclerosis victim a stm.j in courage REDLANDS, Calif. Frances Crane was 17 when she was told multiple sclero- sis would slowly cripple and finally kill her. In the 23 years since, she became a concert cellist, wife, mother, teacher, paint- er, sculptor, maker of stain- ed glass wiiidows- Now, at -W, blind and para- lyzed, she is a writer. Frances B u r n i g h t met Charles Crane when both were young music students at Whittier College and they were married in 1952. She later taught at Whittier while earning a master's degree at the University of Southern California. Mrs. Crane was one of 15 Americans chosen in 1960 to study with Cellist Pablo Ca- sals. Before the classes be- gan she was bedridden. Later, she taught at Red- lands University and her husband at local elementary schools. She painted and even gave cello concerts in a wheelchair. Her teaching continued un- til two years ago, though she was blind part of that time. "I think I became a better teacher after I tost my she said. "One learns to hear. "When my sight was taken from me I learned to sculpt. A blind person can enjoy a piece of sculpture. One can feel the lines, rhythm, flow and texture 10 times more than a sighted person, so we don't feel shut out. We feel rich." In the disease, hard, grey patches called scleroses form on the nerve sheets of the brain and spine, progres- s i v e 1 y incapacitating the nerves. Activity speeds up ami i deterioration. A neuro- surgeon said the disease is Imost always fatal, al- though it may linger for some time, with sufferers undergoing temporary remis- sions. The Cranes adopted a aughter, Bonnie, now grown nd married, and have three hildren of. their own. When their eldest child, Leonard, now 18, reached Cub Scout age Mrs. Grant became his en mother. Being in a ivheelchair helped her to see eve tr eye with the kids, she joked. The Cranes' second child Ann, was born 15 years ago. The third, Allyce, came only ive years ago, after Mrs. Crane had been paralyzed or eight years. CHILDREN HELPFUL "Sometimes I experience a ew pangs, thinking about my children having to grow up in a hurry, but maybe it's been good for said Mrs. Crane. "When they were 5 and 6K years old they saved my life by their jrornpt action They can jive shots, care for the house and prepare meals as effi- ciently as an adult. Now that even the use of my hands has been taken Erom me, something else has been given to me I can listen. My bed is the Love Centre where my children HONORED BY CMHA Mrs, Mickey Davids, Lethbridge, a long-time supporter of the Canadian Mental Health Association in Alberfq received an award for volunteer service by the organization at the annual meeting in Banff. Reading the certificate with Mrs Davids is Sister Clarissa, administrator of St. Michael's Hospital and president of the southern region CMHA. CMHA service award presented to city woman Calgary YW board member to address annual meet ean and talk They know I am always waiting and ready to listen." At her bedside is a tape recorder for her dictation. "I writing a book, God in the Dishpan, for poor bcred housewives. When a canary makes more beauti- ful niusic than a cathedral choir an.', soap bubbles in the dishpan form brilliant rain- bows, how can anyone be bored? I can talk and I can bear. I feel that I am the richest woman in the world. I have a hustwnd who loves me and a femily of loving childrer I don't want to live in memories. I want to live for today." Mrs. Robert Tillman from Calgary, will be the featured speaker at the YWCA annual dinner meeting, Wednesday, Feb. 17, to be held at Sven Ericksen's Family Restaurant at 7 p.m. Mrs. TiUman's husband is the minister of-St. Matthew's Uni- ted Church in Calgary, where she is active in the Hi-C pro- gram. Originally from Vancouver, the Tillmans have resided in Morningside, Taber, and Claresholm. Mrs. Tillman has a large amount of experience in the YWCA. This includes 10 years as a YW volunteer in Geneva, Switzerland, headquarters of the World YW, and she was also a YW board member in Winnipeg for a number of years. in 1965, Mrs. Tillman was chosen a World Council mem- ber at the YWCA Convention, in 1967 attended the World Council meeting in Australia, and in August, 1971, will attend the World Council meeting at the University of Ghana, at Accra, Ghana, Africa. At present, Mrs. Tillman is on the YW board in Calgary where she serves on the in- dividual services committee, ths national world relations committee (formerly the World Service is busy distributing publica- tions on their behalf. The YWCA annual meeting is open to A calendar of local happenings The regular meeting of Do- minion Rebekah Lodge will be held in the IOOF Hall Thurs- day at 8 p.m. Visttng Rebekahs are invited to this meeting. The regular meeting of Vasa Lodge No. 579 will be held Sun- lay, at p.m. in the Scan- linavian Hall. Hostesses are: Dolly Belle, Joyce Berry, Hil- da Bianchi, Blanche Carlson, Asta Cederberg, Joyce Chris- iansen. The Lethbridge Branch of VON for Canada will hold its annual meeting on Feb. 25 at 12 noon in Park Plaza Hotel. The public are cordially in- vited. Tickets are available at door. The Independent Order of Foresters annual installation jf officers will be held Satur- day, Feb. 20 at the Henderson e clubhouse. Cocktails will at p.m. with smorgas- supper at 7 p.m. Tickets >y reservation not later than AARN ivorkshop starts today Today marked the first day of the two day Alberta Associa- tion of Registered Nurses South District Work Conference. This year's conf e r e n c e theme is, "More Than and will be conducted by Mrs. Mary Gorrow, RN, M.Sc. The conference will deal with a number of topics including eloquence of nursing behavior, reflections on self, humanizing the experience of hospitaliza- tion, personalized care, and the bedside manner. Nursing intervention in spe- cific categories will also be dis- cussed such as the emotionally disturbed, the normal, the dy- ing, and the aged. Take home materials will be provided a no additional charge, these in eluding many selected reprints The conference began at a.m. with Mrs. Lois Bartlett of the Lethbridge Municipal Hos pital acting as registrar. It will continue until Thursday eve- ning. Feb 15 from R. Wheeldon 327- 6141, M. Tremel 328-3786, L. Carefoot 328-1327, or Lodge of- fice at 328-5701. Christian Science Testimony meeting Wednesday at a.m. in the church auditorium, 1203 4 Ave. S. Everyone has teen welcomed to attend. love is. thinking of two instead of just one. Special Purchase HEALTH SHOES Regular 12.95 to 13.95 While Coif Blue Calf Blue Suede Brown Suede SPECIAL PURCHASE PRICE 9'5 Avoid Disappointment Shop Early BENEFIT SHOES LTD. 615 4th Ave. S. Phone 327-7300 PERM SPECIALS ?S900 1 12950 SPECIAL I U SPECIAL O Theresa has just returned from holiday! Theresa's Beauty Salon 740 4th Avenue S. Phone 328-4414 LOCATED IN THE PROFESSIONAL BLDG. At the provincial annual meeting of the Canadian Men- tal Health Association in Al- berta, held at Banff on Feb- ruary 5-7, Mrs. H. (Mickey) Davids, 644 13th St. South, was the recipient of a Volunteer Service award in recognition of her contribution to the develop- ment of mental health pro- grams in the Southern Region. Sister M. Clarissa, Presi- dent CMHA Southern Region, read the citation and made the presentation to Mrs. Davids. Other delegates from the Southern Region attending the annual meeting in Banff were: Mrs. Gea Cohen, Mrs. W. A. S. Smith, Mrs. June Tagg, Mrs. Hazel Ross, Mrs. M. S. Mitch- ell, Sister Nora Sullivan, Dr. S. Perkins, Casey Wiskerke, all of Lethbridge and Dr. Ridley- Shaw of Medicine Hat. Elected to head the CMHA of Alberta was Mrs. D. A. Ross; vice-president is James Howell of St. Albert; past president, George MeLellan of Edmonton and Robert L. Doddridge of Calgary, treasurer. Marie-Louise END-OF-SEASON 2 TABLES OF HATS YOUR CHOICE I EACH I Hat Sale Starts at 1 p.m. Sharp Thursday Store closed 12 noon to p.m. to prepare this once a yea CLEARANCE Balance Of HATS PRICE sale! Final Clearance Of Handbags Hand Knit Sets Winter Gloves Head Squares OFF CASH ONLY ALL SALES FINAL MARIE-LOUISE MILLINERY 504 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-2965 OPEN THURSDAYS TILL 9 P.M. FINAL CLEARANCE ONE RACK OF DRESSES ONE RACK OF SWEATERS ONE RACK OF CURLING SLACKS REG. TO FINAL CLEARANCE FINAL CLEARANCE FINAL CLEARANCE 10 TO 10 5 REG. TO REG. TO Primrose Shop 313 6th St. S. Phono 327-2244 OPEN THURSDAY UNTIL 9 P.M. FINAL DAYS OF OUR ANNUAL SHOE CLEARANCE 50 PAIR ODDS AND ENDS MEN'S AND WOMEN'S WINTER BOOTS Reg. to NOW GOLD CROSS DEL GRANDE COBBIES SELBY EASY GOERS CONTOUR SHOES and PAVEL IMPORTS NOW REDUCED TO MEN'S SHOES DRESS SHOES CASUAL SHOES Shindigs Savage Rosita, etc. Reg. to Pair NOW REDUCED TO Only ,99 Now 7.99 Only I GREEN'S SHOES on SIXTH STREET SOUTH ;